Education Technology

Polynomial Root Finder App

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

This App allows students to calculate real and complex roots for polynomials up to degree 30 using eigenvalues and easily graph polynomials.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • During the Activity

    Follow the Activity procedures:

  • Open the Polynomial Root Finder App
  • Enter the degree of the polynomial
  • Type each numerical coefficient
  • Press Solve to view the roots
  • View the graph of the polynomial